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Duck Potato

Scientific Name: Saggitaria lancifolia 

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Plant has a thick stalk with a single terminal leaf that is lance-shaped. Leaf often appears like a candle flame.
Prominent central leaf vein.
White, 3-petal flower arranged in a raceme or individually at the end of a thick stalk separate from the leaf.
Moist soil or very shallow water.

Saggitaria lancifolia taken by Graves Lovell

Saggitaria lancifolia taken by Graves Lovell

Saggitaria lancifolia taken by Graves Lovell

Saggitaria lancifolia taken by Graves Lovell


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